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Holiday Scams

Holiday Scams

Published: November 28, 2022

When shopping online during the holiday season, or any time of year, always be wary of deals that seem too good to be true. Do your part to avoid becoming a scammer's next victim.

Don't Fall Victim to the Grandparent Scam: Safe Banking for Seniors

Don't Fall Victim to the Grandparent Scam: Safe Banking for Seniors

Published: July 18, 2022

In 2016, the Federal Trade Commission received more than 400,000 complaints from consumers reporting that they?d been exposed to impersonation scams. The ?grandparent scam? is one type that deliberately targets older Americans.

14 Red Flags for Elder Financial Abuse: Safe Banking for Seniors

14 Red Flags for Elder Financial Abuse: Safe Banking for Seniors

Published: July 18, 2022

The key to spotting financial abuse is a change in a person?s established financial patterns. Watch out for these red flags.

7 Tips to Help Older Adults Choose the Right Caregiver: Safe Banking for Seniors

7 Tips to Help Older Adults Choose the Right Caregiver: Safe Banking for Seniors

Published: July 18, 2022

According to the National Center on Elder Abuse, almost 90 percent of the financial abuse committed against older Americans are at the hands of someone they know and trust. Here are seven tips to help older Americans choose the right financial caregiver and prevent elder financial abuse.

5 Ways to Spot a Lottery Scam: Safe Banking for Seniors

5 Ways to Spot a Lottery Scam: Safe Banking for Seniors

Published: July 18, 2022

Lottery scams were the fourth most commonly reported scam in 2019, according to the FTC?s Consumer Sentinel Network. Find ways to protect yourself from becoming a victim to this scam.